Lekarz Medycyny Pracy 2018/04

  • Review of new legal acts (1)
    • Regulation of the Minister of Health of 27 February 2018 on health priorities
    • Announcement of the Marshal of the Republic of Poland of February 9, 2018 regarding the publication of a uniform text of the Act on medical commissions reporting to the minister competent for internal affairs
    • Regulation of the Minister of Family, Labor and Social Policy of March 5, 2018 amending the regulation on the differentiation of the interest rate of social security contributions for accidents at work and occupational diseases depending on occupational hazards and their consequences
    • Announcement of the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland of March 1, 2018 regarding the publication of a uniform text of the Act on professions of doctor and dentist
      Announcement of the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland of March 6, 2018 regarding the publication of a uniform text of the Act on the National Labor Inspectorate
    • Regulation of the Minister of Finance of 28 March 2018 on conducting psychophysiological examination, physical fitness test and psychological examination of officers of the Customs and Treasury Service
  • The RODO in healthcare (3)
    On 27 May 2018, the provisions of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and the repeal of Directive 95/46 / EC will start to apply. (colloquially called RODO). Until that day, EU member states, including Poland, must ensure effective application of the GDPR in their legal order - by taking appropriate national regulations. As a result, work is underway on a new law on the protection of personal data, as well as relevant introductory provisions. Also, occupational health services must prepare for new regulations.
  • Personal data inspector obligatory in all public entities (6)
    From 25 May 2018, public sector entities will have to have a data protection officer. Pursuant to the new draft act on the protection of personal data, institutions of this type are understood as organs and public entities indicated in art. 9 of the Act of August 27, 2009 on public finances and research institutes within the meaning of the Act of 30 April 2010 on research institutes.
  • The role of the occupational exposure assessment card in cases of finding occupational disease (7)
    The occupational exposure assessment card is a document of great importance for the case of finding a professional disease. It is intended to indicate concentrations of harmful factors in a particular workplace, then taken into account by medical case-law units in determining the causal relationship between disease and working conditions. So what if the employer's exposure assessment card is prepared by the employer at the request of the sanitary inspection body?
  • Recognition of cancer as a work-related illness after a significant time has elapsed since the end of occupational exposure (9)
    The list of occupational diseases includes a professional disease - cancers caused by the action of ionizing radiation with an induction probability exceeding 10%. Is it possible to identify this occupational disease after 28 years from the end of occupational exposure?
  • Draft amendments to the Regulation of the Minister of Health amending the Regulation on medical examinations of drivers and persons applying for driving licenses (11)
    In January 2018, the Ministry of Health submitted a draft of subsequent amendments to the Regulation of the Minister of Health of 17 July 2014 on medical examinations of persons applying for driving and driving licenses. As indicated, this is the result of the need to amend the content of the current regulation resulting from the implementation of the EU Commission directive 2016/1106 amending Directive 2016/126 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on driving licenses.
  • Question to the Editor (14)
    • Is a resident doctor who started specializing in family medicine and accepts patients in the general clinic is entitled to perform:
      • Sanitary research of employees with an entry to the health book
      • Initial and preventive examinations of employees employed at the workplace without being exposed to harmfulness and nuisance